CMI L5 Certificate in Management Coaching & Mentoring

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This qualification runs as part of the Management Coaching course.  CMI certification is offered as an option with this course.

Why choose this course?

The qualification route: 

Those opting to take this qualification complete a portfolio assessment against the CMI L5 certificate in Management Coaching & Mentoring assessment criteria, specifically, units 5014, 5015 and 5017.

  • 5014 Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
    This is an introductory unit designed to give learners an opportunity to explore the purpose and benefits of coaching and mentoring in organisations, its role in performance management and team learning.  This unit also gives learners an opportunity to analyse the role of a manager as a coach and mentor.
  • 5015 Management of Coaching and Mentoring
    This unit is about understanding the process of implementing coaching and mentoring within the organisation and the benefits this may bring to the organisation.  Learners will consider the impact of coaching and mentoring programmes on an organisation and how to manage the implementation of coaching and mentoring, including monitoring and evaluating the operation of coaching and mentoring within an organisation.
  • 5017 Coaching Practice and Theory
    In this unit learners are asked to consider factors which need to be considered when selecting coaching tools and techniques to meet the needs of groups and individuals, to evaluate the role of reflection and self-awareness, questioning and active listening to achieve behavioural change and organisational objectives.  As part of this unit learners will also investigate approaches to relationship building and individual engagement.

The qualification requires submission of two assignments

  • A workplace project: a report demonstrating how coaching and mentoring is/could be implemented in your organisation (written, approx. 5000 words – Units 5014 & 5015)
  • Reflections relating to ‘You as a coach’ and the development of your practice (written, approx. 2000 words, plus a 30 minute professional discussion – Unit 5017)

Full details of these assignments plus hand-in schedule will be provided at the start of the course.

The qualification route also includes one year's affiliate membership of CMI.

Please see the Management Coaching course page for full details or email us

Entry requirements...

The Level 5 qualification in Management Coaching & Mentoring is designed to support managers in the development of management coaching and mentoring skills, and in identifying the links between coaching, mentoring and the successful achievement of business goals. Students are likely to be leading teams or be aiming to do so in the future.

Those opting for the CMI certification will be supported by the six main sessions of the Management Coaching course and by two extra half-day workshops and personal tutoring (to be arranged).

Students are expected to carry out management coaching/mentoring practice in addition to reading, studying and assignment writing throughout the course.  The course confers 18 academic credit points; CMI recommends that approximately 180 notional learning hours are needed to get the best from your study. 

Course fees

£1,800 (vat exempt); includes one year's affiliate CMI membership.

Teaching methods

Please see Management Coaching for full details.